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I grabbed a ravioli—golden brown, cheese-filled and deep-fried to crispy perfection, using the corner to scoop it into the accompanying marinara sauce. As soon as the flavors touched my tongue, I was transported back to the humid Midwest during a weekend at the Taste of Chicago, eating until my jeans were too tight. Toasted ravioli originated in St...

I love researching different types of cuisine. I enjoy trying to better my own skillset and expand my knowledge about food. I love the spectrum of skill that home cooks, line cooks, sous chefs and chefs bring to the world. The thing I love most about food, besides eating it, is connecting with people that celebrate imagination in the kitchen. The p...

Saturday, December 1, 2018. 3:00 PM 5:00 PM Caffe Musica (14300 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle) presents visual artist Katherine Wright - Saturday, December 1st 3-5pm, free admission. Please join us for this meet-the-artist event. Enjoy the gorgeous watercolors by this very talented artist which depict scenes from Puglia, Italy. Happy-hour refreshments w...

Wondering where to find the best pasta shops near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top pasta shops in Seattle, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for pasta shops. 1. Il Corvo Pasta. First up is Il Corvo Pasta, situated at 217 James St. With 4.5 star...

Although chef “La Fufi” Fulvia Steffenone has only been in Tucson for five years, her culinary roots run deep in Italy. Steffone worked in accounting when she realized her passion was with cooking. She trained in Turin and with various chefs before training under Michelin-starred, world-renowned chef Gualtiero Marchesi. In 1998, Steffenone founded...

Eataly Magazine is pleased to introduce you to Nicole Brisson, Executive Chef of the soon-to-open Eataly Las Vegas! At Eataly, we are proud to work with world-class chefs, who transform simple, high-quality ingredients into the delicious dishes in our restaurants. We want you to get to know the people behind the food, so we are presenting them via...

Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese pumped his fists as he joyfully celebrated with his players in the locker room at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Nov. 8. The Timbers had just ousted their rivals, the Seattle Sounders, on penalty kicks in the second leg of an epic Western Conference semifinal. Portland had been the decided underdog entering...

Most people are familiar with Italian food. There’s pizza, gelato, and all manner of pastas. And the food is great. But there’s much more to Italian culture than that. Casa Italiana di Las Vegas wants to clear up a few things about Italians. And in a way, that’s its mission: to promote Italian culture. “We have to battle misconceptions on a regular...

Negronis, Italian wine-by-the-glass, and old-school martini glasses have hit NW Portland in the form of Bar Rione, the new casual bar from the folks behind red sauce hangout Piazza Italia. In February, the Portland Mercury broke the news that the Pearl District restaurant would open a bar in the space next door, a sort-of waiting room for the resta...

With locations in some of the biggest cities in the world, including New York, Miami, Hong Kong, Moscow and Dubai, one of the most iconic Italian restaurants, Cipriani, has opened its latest location in none other than Las Vegas in the Wynn Plaza Shops at the Wynn Hotel. Designed by Florentine architect Michele Bonan, the classic Cipriani design el...

Lime,  the well-funded startup known for its fleet of brightly colored dockless bicycles and electric scooters, has a new way for its customers to get around: cars. Beginning this week, Lime users in Seattle will be able to reserve a “LimePod,” a Lime-branded 2018 Fiat 500, within the Lime mobile app. There will be 50 cars available to start as par...

With his new restaurant, Piazza Romana, opening in Avondale on November 26th, Justin looks to bring Roman-style pizza al taglio to the forefront of the Phoenix community with the cities the first restaurant focusing on the unique Italian dish. Already successful with his two other ventures, La Piazza al Forno in Glendale and La Piazza PHX in downto...